Art Therapy: An Introduction Part 2
Consolidates experiential learning and extends theoretical concepts. Through case examples and video demonstration, gain confidence in application of techniques to practice.
Gain further knowledge from Art Therapy: An Introduction – Part 1. This presentation provides case examples from a wide variety of situations that demonstrate effective use of visual interventions when language is unable to be of benefit. Case vignettes examples are described with video and visual slides, as well as information on documentation, legal aspects of visual art-based evidence, ownership of work, ethical considerations and standards to consider in community welfare and mental health practice. Further experiential workshop training focuses on assessment, early intervention and treatment planning as well as successful group work programming. Practical clinical research areas are introduced to inspire skills-enhancement and knowledge gained is extended and built upon with reference to practical work settings relevant to participant’s interests and areas of specialisation.
A valuable audio-visual and experiential demonstration of how practical theory is applied to a variety of clinical settings. Case examples include individual, group, and family contexts in mental health, community and other settings.
Participants will have the opportunity to:
• Develop a greater understanding of the application of theory to practice;
• Gain a sense of art therapy case management as a progressive process;
• Learn how to design art intervention tasks relevant to client needs.
Therapists, counsellors, artists, educators, child care/early childhood workers or anyone interested in working with art. People who are considering a career in art therapy.
Annette Coulter is a Registered Art Psychotherapist, Director of the Centre for Art Psychotherapy and coordinator of the Adolescent and Family Counselling Service in the upper Blue Mountains. She completed post-graduate clinical art therapy and art education in the UK. Further training includes child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapy, family therapy, group work and sandplay. She provides consultation, clinical supervision and customised training and helped pioneer art therapy in academic and clinical settings in UK, Australia and South-east Asia. She is a published author on art therapy with trauma, couples, children and adolescents.